Northwest Family YMCA Renovation and Expansion

Northwest Family YMCA Renovation and Expansion

Nashville, Tenn.

Project Description

The Northwest Family YMCA renovation and expansion involved demolishing an existing outdoor pool and replacing it with a new indoor natatorium and adjacent family changing room. The new pool features a zero-depth entry and children’s play structures. Lanes are provided for lap swimming and ample area is included for swim instruction. A steam room, a sauna and a whirlpool are located on the pool deck. Large windows give the natatorium a bright and warm feeling.

The new fitness center was designed for the front of the existing YMCA and includes a variety of exercise equipment. This heavily used area is near the new entrance of the Y, which now offers a fireplace, a café, casual seating and other spaces for gathering or socializing. The project also included the renovation or addition of program spaces such as a group exercise room, a childcare center, a multipurpose room and a teen center.

The project provided much-needed functional upgrades to the YMCA, as well as a new exterior appearance. The added height of the natatorium creates visual interest and draws attention to the facility from Clarksville Highway.


Project Details

Architect: Moody
Construction Cost: $4.3 million
Square Feet: 27,000
Occupancy: December 2010

Deck/Basin Surface: Southern Ceramics

Filtration Systems: Aqua Construction

Flooring: Southern Ceramics

Flooring, Aerobics: Covington Flooring

Flooring, Fitness Center: Hampton Flooring

Gutters: Aqua Construction

Heaters: Aqua Construction

Ladders/Grab Bars: Aqua Construction

Lane Markers: Aqua Construction

Saunas/Whirlpools: Southern Ceramics

Shower/Toilet Partitions: Mannington Materials

Water Play Features: Aqua Construction


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